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Mick B1

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Born 1950, to German-born father and Brummie mother. Brummie Grandpa was a centreless & cylindrical grinder, father an academic and mother a modern languages teacher.

Married, 2 sons, 5 grandkids.

Degree 1971 was in Psychology/Philosophy - both subjects now largely abandoned.

Developed interest in engineering early 1970s. Machine operator 1973-4, SkillCentre course 1974-5, shop floor work to 1978.

Industrial Engineer/Tool Designer 1978 - 1981.

MRP/ERP/manufacturing computer systems implementation and business analysis 1983 - 2015

- Experience of IMPCON, EFACS, InfoFlo, Oracle 11i, Cimpac, SAP Business One to Release 9.2.

Volunteer machinist for heritage steam railway 2016 - date.


I now have a Sieg C0 'Baby' lathe and a Warco WM250V, additionally with a Myford double-swivel vertical slide retained from Myford Speed 10 (ML10 late variant) owned previously from 2000. Prior to that, I had an Emco Unimat 3 from about 1980. Continual (sometimes sporadic) model and other amateur engineering from 1970s on.

Several years' general centre lathe/Bridgeport/Varnamo vertical mill experience from 1970s.



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